Farmington Valley Greenway

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A spectacular recreation opportunity, the Farmington Valley Greenway is used by outdoor lovers for scenic walking, jogging, inline skating, and biking. Once old railroad bed, the trail system is handicap accessible, paved, and reachable through several locations in Town. For more information about the trails in Farmington and the entire Farmington Valley Greenway.  Parking Locations for Trail Access

Farmington River Trail -This trail was built on the former Central New England Railroad bed.  It starts in Farmington at the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail and ends in Simsbury where it reconnects with the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. Trailhead Location

Farmington Canal Heritage Trail -This trail was built on the former New Haven and Northampton Railroad bed.  It starts in New Haven and continues into Massachusetts.  It also follows much of the route for the Farmington Canal (1828-1847), hence the name. The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail is part of the 3,000 mile long East Coast Greenway from Maine to Florida.   Trailhead Location